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A daily photo south of Scottburgh gives an indication of what the points might be doing on the South Coast. The photo guy waits for a wave to break for best view of ambient swell.



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Russ
0 #890 fri sat sunRuss 2018-02-23 05:43
Small and jelly like after yesterdays onshore
Not much on offer for today with another fresh NE due
Its takes one last deep breath and sticks it to us late this arvo before turning away to make way for a buster southerly that is moving up the coast

Bang on neaps

High – 08h25
Low – 14h45

Expect manky blown out conditions for Saturday as the SW goes fresh all day
Some swell due. Best wait for wind and tide to settle in then maybe go take a look at the more protected spots

High – 09h55
Low – 16h30

Southerly expected to turn up the volume on Sunday
It’s a no go for any of the open faced beaches or even the point breaks
Dare I say it – Dirt Bin may be the only call – YUCK!!

High – 12h00
Low – 05h25 / 18h35

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #889 wed thur friRuss 2018-02-21 06:01
Not much on the go this morning
Full early morning high with very small conditions on the cards for the whole day
It has a slight southerly wiggle in it with a moderate southerly on the way around mid to late morning
Best go and take at look at the more protected spots for a scratch as the tide drains

We move into neaps

High – 06h50 / 19h00
Low – 13h00

Thursday morning seems to be the same
Early high with no swell. Go for a swim
May get lucky as the tide drains for a small session up to around midday
The NE pastes us after that. The only good thing about the beasterly is that it is due to bring in some swell

High – 07h30
Low – 13h40

Expect rotten poo condition on Friday morning as the Devil Wind takes another deep breath and tears us a new one all day
Swell is due to get a small chubby and rises to around 4+6ft but all for naught as the conditions are caned

High – 08h25
Low – 14h45

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #888 mon tues wedRuss 2018-02-19 07:16
Light land breeze this morning which is doing its best to clean up yesterdays onshore wobble
Moderate southerly due to swing in around mid morning
Small at around 2-3ft at a very limp 7sec wave period
There are a few selective shorey peaks here and there.
Can’t see too much happening for the rest of the day

High – 05h45 / 17h50
Low – 11h50


Cross offshore early swinging to a moderate onshore later for Tuesday
Not much on the go
Still very small. Scratch around for a shorey bank on the higher tides

High – 06h15 / 18h25
Low – 12h20


The winds are doing a tap dance on our heads this week which is having a negative effect on the swell and swell direction
Light leftover onshore early swing around to a moderate southerly around mid to late morning
Still very small. It’s a shorey scratch on the higher tides once again

High – 06h50 / 19h00
Low – 12h55

Have a good one
Keep its simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #887 fri sat sunRuss 2018-02-16 05:45
Small weak condition this morning. The odd 2ft peak straining out back.
It’s a game of patience for sure. Best just to go for a paddle and get some exercise
Light land breeze early swing to light to moderate onshore later.
Maybe a little something as the tide starts to push towards midday


High – 04h15 / 16h25
Low – 10h25

Similar conditions for Saturday
Very small and weak for most of the day
Light onshore wind all day
It’s a ball scratcher however watch for a small pulse coming infrom the south in the arvo
15-17secs

High – 04h45 / 16h55
Low – 10h55

Eish no good news for Sunday as the Devil wind porks us once again and early
Try an early morning and late arvo shorey session. Cant really see it but try anyway
Kiteboarders get a hard on and start puffing up their kites

High- 05h15 / 17h25
Low – 11h20

Next southerly due to bust on Monday so there is a 50/50 chance the carrot wind on Sunday may not go as strong as it says. Slim chance though

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #886 wed thur friRuss 2018-02-14 06:06
Nice conditions this morning however its limp and lame in terms of anything running through. This will probably only get worse as the tide drains.
The odd one runs through every now and then but they are few and far between.
We have a fresh NE looming around mid to late morning so get your paddle in early

Low – 09h25
High – 15h30

The NE backs of early making way for a northerly which swings to southerly later
It may be a bit this way and that early but may settle in between tides
Theres a small window for some possible surf around mid to late morning
The southerly is due to bust but may even swing out to sea before reaching us so we live in hope for something on the pushing tide

Low – 09h55
High – 16h00

You are going to get dressed for the party on Friday but the pununu are not going to pitch
Yup, nice conditions but the swell pap with a very limp wave period at around 7secs
Light offshore early swing light to moderate southerly later
I’d say wait for the tide to turn then go look for something

Low – 10h25
High – 04h20 / 16h30


Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
+1 #885 mon tues wedRuss 2018-02-12 05:57
Nice condition this Monday morning
A few 3-4ft peaks out back. Its selective but worth a paddle. A healthy 13-14sec wave period to kick in around midday
A moderate NE due to kick in around the latter part of this morning
A possible shorey this arvo on the fuller tide

We start to move springs this week

Low – 08h15
High – 14h25

Similar conditions for Tuesday however a bit more of a lump and buckle in the swell
Could still be a few here and there and then a possible shorey later in the arvo
Light NE in the morning moderating in the afternoon

Low – 08h55
High – 15h00

Expect ruffled conditions on wednesday as the onshore gets into it early.
I’m rubbing my one crystal nut and cant see much happening in the morning
Onshore due to twist and squeeze for most of the day
Its once again that hopeful shorey in the arvo

Low – 09h25
High – 15h30

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #884 FRI SAT SUNRuss 2018-02-09 06:01
I’M GOING TO KEEP IT SHORT AS THERE IS NOTHING ON OFFER FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS EXCEPT MAYBE FOR SUNDAY BUT EVEN THAT IS 50/50

WE CONTINUE TO GET SPANKED BY THE NE ALL DAY TODAY AND ALL OF SATURDAY
THE ONLY BLOKES TO GET A HARD ON ARE THE KITERS

IST SMALL LUMPY AND POO THIS MORNING
THE ONLY NEWS I CAN GIVE YOU TO SO THAT YOU DON’T SLIT YOUR WRISTS IS TO LOOK FOR A POSSBILE SHOREY ON THE PUSHING TIDE

Low – 04h45 / 17h30
High – 10h35

THE SAME GOES FOR SATURDAY.


Low – 05h55 / 19h15
High – 12h35

THE WIND DOES A FULL 180 ON SUNDAY AND DRILLS US FROM THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION.
EXPECT MIXED MANKY CONDITIONS FOR MOST OF THE MORNING
TRY THE MORE PROTECTED SPOTS IN THE ARVO

Low – 07h25
High – 13h45

COULD BE SOMETHING ON THE DAWNIE FOR MONDAY

HAVE A GOOD ONE
KEEP IT SIMPLE / KEEP IT CLEAN
 
 
Russ
0 #883 wed thur friRuss 2018-02-07 06:00
A bit sideways this morning after two days of belting onshores
Not much on offer
Doubt there will be any time to even go look for a shorey as a southerly is due to arrive around shortly


High – 08h05
Low – 14h20

There is hope for a super dawnie on Thursday
Light land breeze will hopefully clean up conditions
3-4ft at 13secs so hopefully something on the sets
Get onto it first light with less tide in it and best the rotten NE which is due to give us a PK around mid morning
It’s a hot carrot up the arse after that


High – 09h00
Low – 15h25

Get used to that carrot as it remains stuck up there all of Friday
It’s a balls to the wall bitch slapping of a NE all day
I’ve got nothing for you for friday

High-10h35
Low – 17h30

NE continues to have a tight grip all Saturday as well and squeezes until our eyes water.

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #882 fri sat sunRuss 2018-02-02 05:34
Its deep but there is a nice wave period with some good 4-5ft lines on the sets
It has a slight warpy in it however I’m sure there would be a few pinching off at some spots if you sit and wait for them
Can only improve as the tide drains
We have a SW that is due to bust a small nut late this arvo. A moderate onshore predicted for the day. This may hold off as it presses up against the southerly
It may be worth a sniff

Low – 11h05
High – 05h00 / 17h05

The southerly is due to remain fresh for most of Saturday
There is a spot that has some “super” sand that is just waiting for the right swell angle
This could be the spot for tomorrow morning
Still some decent swell around however the wave period goes soft early then chubs up again to around 15secs in the arvo as the wind moderates to SE

Low – 11h45
High – 05h35 / 17h45

4ft at 14secs and a bit too deep at most spots for Sunday
There could be a few on that bank (if you found it) but it’s a 50/50 call as the Devil wind is due to pork us all day
Its toast if it gets in early and will be a ball scratcher for the rest of the day if it does

Low – 12h20
High – 06h15 / 18h25

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #881 wed thur friRuss 2018-01-31 06:18
Full Moon and a so called weird moon according to most. Its supposed only comes around every 150 years. Let’s see if it does us any favours for the next few days

There certainly is not much going on out there as we wait for the southerly to pop around mid morning
It’s a one day southerly which normally swings out to sea
Its not going to have any positive effect for today but wil hopefully produce something for Thursday


Low – 09h50
High – 15h55

Thursday is looking like a good morning to head on down for a few fun waves somewhere
Light southerly on a draining tide. 3ft maybe 4 on the sets but worth a paddle
Southerly remains light for most of the morning before swinging light to moderate SE later in the arvo
Could improve towards midday as the tide starts to push


Low – 10h30
High – 04h20 / 16h35

It’s a 50/50 call for anything on Friday on an early morning high and possible lumpy leftover conditions from an early onshore
A burp and a fart of a 14sec wave period due around mid morning but I think this will go limp before reaching us
Its looks like a day with two wind directions. Onshore in the morning and a buster SW late arvo
Onshore may hold off with that southerly pressure moving up the coast.
Could be a few lumps and bumps here and there if it does


Low – 11h05
High – 05h00 / 17h10

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #880 MON TUES WEDRuss 2018-01-29 05:42
DISMAL SURF OVER THE WEEKEND
CONDITIONS ARE NICE THIS MORNING HOWEVER AS YOU CAN SEE, NOT MUCH OUT THERE
IT’S A 50/50 CALL FOR ANYTHING SOUTH AND A SCRATCH RIGHT OUT FRONT
LONGBOARD OR SUP FOR TODAY
BEST GO GET WET BEFORE THE NE STICKS ITS NECK OUT AROUND MIDDAY

APPROACHING SPRINGS

LOW – 08H15
HIGH – 14H25

NE CONTINUES TO GRIND AWAY ALL DAY TUESDAY
SLIGHT BUMP IN SWELL SIZE TO AROUND 4FT BUT DON’T EXPECT MUCH

LOW – 09H05
HIGH – 15H15

NE BACKS OFF AND MAKES WAY FOR A FRESH SW ON WEDNESDAY. SHOWING SWELL DUE BUT IT’S A ONE DAY SWELL WHICH NORMALLY SWINGS OUT TO SEA BEFORE REACHING US
SW DUES BEEF UP EVEN MORE TOWARDS THE ARVO
EXPECT MIXED AND MANKY CONDITIONS FOR MOST OF THE DAY

LOW – 09H50
HIGH – 15H55

KEEP YOUR DAY OPEN FOR THURSDAY

HAVE A GOOD ONE
KEEP IT SIMPLE / KEEP IT CLEAN
 
 
Russ
0 #879 FRI SAT SUNRuss 2018-01-26 05:50
Great conditions this morning
It’s around 4ft on the sets and has s light buckle in the swell however this should settle with the tide
Light early land breeze which swings to NNW around mid morning the fresh NE closer to lunch time
It looks like some sand has been pushed around after the last swell
May be a good idea to take a waddle down south
Grab it before it gets caned later

High – 10h40
Low – 17h20

Expect wobbly conditions early Saturday
A light northerly still on it which is due to drop right off and makes way for a buster SW around mid morning
Get onto whatever is on offer as its going to get ugly very soon.
Only chance for anything would be either the more protected spots down south or dirt bin in the arvo

Low – 05h45 / 18h50
High – 12h20

SW continues to push fresh all Sunday
It’s the more protected spots for a session for the day

Low – 07h10 / 19h55
High – 13h20

Keep Monday morning open

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
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